Constance M. Kimball

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MORETOWN - Constance M. Kimball, 98, formerly of River Road in Moretown, died on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at the Berlin Health and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born on Nov. 3, 1914, in Morrisville, the daughter of Frank J. and Florence E. Calkins.

She attended schools in Morrisville and graduated from Peoples Academy in 1930. She later graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree from the University of Vermont in 1935.

On July 3, 1937, she married Rufus A. Kimball in Milton. Mr. Kimball predeceased her on Sept. 12, 2007.

Constance worked as a high school teacher in Milton. She taught English and Latin before she married. She was an accomplished seamstress while raising her four children. Constance later became a high school proctor at the St. Johnsbury Academy, retiring about 1980. She was a 50-plus-year member of the Eastern Star group in Milton and was a longtime member of the South Congregational Church in St. Johnsbury.

Survivors include her daughter, Karen Connelly, and her husband, Jack, of Homer, Alaska; sons Frank F. Kimball, of Portland, Maine, and Warren A. Kimball and his wife, Susan, of Moretown; grandchildren Jamieson Kimball, of Salt Lake City, Utah, Stacy Kimball, of New York City, Sara Castro, of Montverde, Fla., Catherine "Katie" Messenger, of Fiskdale, Mass., Lizzi Messenger, of Stowe; and three great-grandchildren.

There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held in the spring at the Pleasantview Cemetery in Westford.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Berlin Health & Rehab Center, Patient Activities Fund, 98 Hospitality Drive, Barre, VT 05641.

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Published in Times Argus on Jan. 16, 2013
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